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4th Straight Spare the Air Alert Issued Across Bay Area

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for December 11 in the Bay Area, the fourth day in a row. Wood burning and manufactured fire logs are banned both indoors and outdoors from since Friday. First-time violators of the … Continue reading

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11th Spare the Air day declared for Tuesday

A Winter Spare the Air alert announced for Tuesday is the Bay Area’s 11th of the season. During such alerts, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District bans the burning of wood, manufactured fire logs and other solid fuels for … Continue reading

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NASA Measures Air Pollution Above Bay Area to Determine Effect on Humans

NASA plans to measure hydrocarbons and nitrous oxide by flying as low as 1,000 feet and as high as 26,000 feet NASA will measure air pollution levels at different heights above the Bay Area in an effort to detect whether … Continue reading

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